Traveling to Palm Springs, California with a Preschooler

I’ll be honest with you… Palm Springs was not our first choice when it comes to traveling. When I thought of Palm Springs, I thought of a quiet, middle-of-nowhere, retirement town or spa village that we just passed through on the way to LA, which is far from a place to take a preschooler.

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You Earned It…Take That Girl’s Trip!

Each year, I set out one long weekend with my girl friends. This includes friends from all walks of life…childhood, high school, past co-workers, the whole sha-bang. Whether they are moms, single, or in relationships, I invite my ladies to just get away from everyday life and to relax. Here are the steps to help you plan your very own girl’s trip!

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Cool off This Summer with Harkins Summer Movie Fun

Let’s face it…summer is almost here. It’s only April and we see already see 90-degree temperatures in our forecast. So, what is there to do with the kids while the sun is blazing and playing outside will leave you in a sweat? Here is a hint…it’s cool, quiet, and relaxing. Now, it may not be […]

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Acai Bowls: A Trend Worth Following

Although I live in Arizona, I spend a lot of time in California, specifically Ocean Beach, San Diego. From sites to see to must-go-to food places, I try to blend in with the locals. However, what I love are the small, local businesses. While there is still a Starbucks, Newport Ave. is lined with family […]

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Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, San Diego

Just south of Ocean Beach, San Diego, California lies a place where you can reach a state of serenity, solitude, and peace. A place where you realize that you are just a small person in this big world. A place where you forget about your problems and realize the beauty in this world that we […]

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Top 5 Places to Visit in Ocean Beach, San Diego

One of my all-time favorite travel locations is San Diego, California. I have been road tripping there since high school, discovering anywhere from Mission Beach to Pacific Beach, Ocean Beach to Imperial Beach, and La Jolla to Coronado Island. Each area has a little something special about it, however Ocean Beach will always have a […]

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A Flashback To An Autumn Disney Trip and Fall Break Vacation

Let’s Flashback on this grand Friday and talk about the amazing doughnuts, tacos, and Disney trip I had back in October of last year! Quick Disney travel tip? Get the most bang for your buck by hitting up Disneyland during Halloween Trick or Treat time! Here’s a few reasons WHY you should do it; The […]

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San Diego Getaway

With temperatures rising past 110 degrees in Phoenix in June, San Diego is a quick, easy getaway to enjoy the cooler air and dip your toes in the Pacific Ocean. With a family friend coming in town, we planned ahead and booked a beach bungalow in Ocean Beach on VRBO.com. I have been renting from […]

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